Indic Academy Event: Book Launch Of Hindol Sengupta’s ‘The Modern Monk’ By Manish Sabharwal    

Swarajya Staff

Feb 16, 2017, 04:14 PM | Updated 04:14 PM IST

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Indic Academy cordially invites to the Bengaluru launch of the book "The Modern Monk" (Penguin publishers 2016) by Hindol Sengupta, on Sunday (19 February) at 06:00 PM. Manish Sabharwal, founder of Teamlease, leading recruitment consultants, will be in conversation with the author.

About The Author

Hindol Sengupta is an award-winning writer, journalist, public speaker and social entrepreneur. He is the author of seven books. He is the youngest ever, and only Indian, to be nominated for the Hayek Prize given by the Manhattan Institute in memory of the Nobel laureate economist F. A. Hayek. He is the youngest winner of the PSF award for public service which has also been won, among others, by the late Indian President A. P. J. Abdul Kalam. He is the founder of the not-for-profit Whypoll Trust. He was invited to present his research on Hinduism and technology at the XXI World Congress of the International Association for the History of Religion. An alumnus of the Australia-India Youth Dialogue (AIYD), he won the 2015 grant to write a people’s history of Indians in Australia and Australians in India. He was part of IdeaMensch’s 2012 list of 33 entrepreneurs who are making the world a better place to live in for his work on ideating India’s first women safety mobile app. He is Editor-at-Large for Fortune India where he writes on the political economy and entrepreneurship.

About Indic Academy

Indic Academy’s mission is to preserve, protect and promote Indic civilisational identity, thought and values. To achieve its mission, it seeks to transform thinkers, nurture networks and promote platforms.

Indic Academy has a target of transforming 2,020 public intellectuals into authors and scholars by the year 2020. The academy is currently nurturing Indic Book Club, a horizontal multi-city network and two vertical networks, Indic Economic Network and Indic Law Network. The academy will be shortly launching other vertical networks in the areas of activism, arts and scholarship. It is actively promoting multiple platforms for academics, activists, artists and authors to express themselves.

Twitter: @indicacademy


Theme: On Hindol Sengupta's Latest Book The Modern Monk

Date: 19th Feburary, 2017, Sunday

Time: 06:00 PM

Venue: Rangasthala Auditorium - Rangoli Metro Art Centre, M.G Road, Bengaluru


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